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DURATION: October 1973 - July 1979
STRENGTH: 6,973 military personnel, supported by international and locally recruited civilian staff
FATALITIES: 55 (53 military personnel and 2 international civilian staff)
FUNCTION: Established to supervise the cease-fire between Egyptian and Israeli forces and, following the conclusion of the agreements of 18 January 1974 and 4 September 1975, to supervise the redeployment of Egyptian and Israeli forces and to man and control the buffer zones established under those agreements
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